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Old 11-09-2007, 05:19 PM
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
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Would you tell a cold unfriendly relative that they are not invited at Christmas?
No way! If I did, then only a couple of people would be invited and the ones that I disinvite would have me drawn and quartered.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:42 PM
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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I think it depends on the family but I had enough of the drama growing up. I choose to NOT have it now. I have no problem telling people they are not welcome, not just for the holidays but in general.

People will continue to act horrible as long as they get a reward and no one calls them on it. Dare to stand up and say no, send a message to these people that their drama and histrionics are not welcome.

I grew up around this all the time, it changed who I am. I don't want that for my child.
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